ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TECHNOLOGY  — TECH TOOLKIT

Tool

Description

Formats

Notes

Google +

At its core, Google Plus is an interest-based platform where like-minded individuals communicate, collaborate and create as a community.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext 1

Chrome Ext 2

Google account needed.

Chrome is shortcut.

Chrome Ext 1 is “plus one button.”

Chrome Ext 2 is “share on Google+.”

Google Classroom

Classroom helps teachers save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students. Classroom is designed to help teachers create, collect, and grade assignments paperlessly, including time-saving feature and automatic organization.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext 1

Chrome Ext 2

Chrome Ext 3 

Google account needed.

Chrome Ext 1 is “Share to classroom.”

Chrome Ext 2 is “Add to classroom.”

Chrome Ext 3 is “split screen.”

Google Communities

Groups or forums where users can share specific questions, comments or content relating to a particular topic with other users who are just as interested in the conversation.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext

Google account needed.

Google + Chrome App takes you to communities.

Chrome Ext. allows you to get statistics.

Google Docs

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on document.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Click Here for Add-ons like(g)math and easy accents.

Click here for videos on the basics of Google Docs.

Google Draw

Create, share, and edit drawings, diagrams, etc.

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Click here for videos on the basics of Google Drawings.

Google Drive

Store your files securely and access them from any device using Google Drive. You can also open and edit your files from any device.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext.

Google account needed.

Chrome extension saves to drive.

Google Earth

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Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.

iPad App

Website

Download Required.

Google Forms

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Google Forms is a tool that is part of Google Drive for creating surveys, tests, or web input forms.

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Click here for Add-ons like Choice Eliminator and Form Limiter.

Google Hangouts

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Use Hangouts to keep in touch. Message friends, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext-1

Chrome Ext-2

Google account needed.

Chrome extension-2 Scoot and Doodle

Google Keep

 Google Keep makes it easy to capture a thought or list for yourself, and share it with friends and family.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Chrome Ext.

Google account needed.

Various uses in extensions.

Google Maps

The Google Maps app for iPhone and iPad makes navigating your world faster and easier. Find the best spots in town and the information you need to get there.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Google Sheets

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on spreadsheets

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Click here for a list of Addons like flubaroo and Save as Doc.:

Google Slides

Create a new presentation and edit with others at the same time.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Poll Everywhere

Click here for videos on the basics of Google Slides.

Google Sites

Google Sites is a structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool offered by Google as part of the Google Apps for Work productivity suite.

Website

Google account needed.

Google Storybuilder

Story Builder allows you to create mini-movies or video stories with the feel of Google Docs. You can also personalize the videos you create using the characters, story, and even music of your choosing and when you  finish you can share your final product with others.

Website

Google Street View

Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants and small businesses with 360-degree images on Google Maps with Street View.

iPad App

Website

Chrome App

Google account needed.

Chrome app allows you to make movie